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What is the difference between Navel Oranges and Cara Cara Oranges?

By: | Comments Off on What is the difference between Navel Oranges and Cara Cara Oranges? | On: September 4, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Florida Oranges, Navel Oranges

Winter may be white and freezing but that does not mean that life will be colorless. Actually, you will find certain oranges in season in winter, like the sweet Navel orange and the pink-fleshed Cara Cara orange. These two sweet oranges look pretty much the same from the outside but... more

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Does ruby red grapefruit lower blood pressure?

By: | Comments Off on Does ruby red grapefruit lower blood pressure? | On: July 13, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Grapefruits

The plump, juicy and sweet-tart flavored giant citrus fruit misnamed grapefruit is an amazingly refreshing and energizing fruit you should have for breakfast to keep you going all day long. The good news is, it is not only tasty and rejuvenating, it is also terrifically healthy.  What is even better... more

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What’s the difference between Navel Oranges and Valencia Oranges?

By: | Comments Off on What’s the difference between Navel Oranges and Valencia Oranges? | On: July 9, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Navel Oranges, Valencia Oranges

Oranges are one of nature’s wonders; they are naturally tasty, refreshingly flavorful and utterly healthy. However, although all oranges are great and have numerous benefits, all orange varieties are not created equal. Some orange varieties are sweeter while some are more tart. Some oranges are small and some are big,... more

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When are Valencia’s in Season?

By: | Comments Off on When are Valencia’s in Season? | On: May 22, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Fruit Facts, Growing Regions, Valencia Oranges

Beat the heat this summer with Valencia oranges! Valencias are summer season oranges that are typically available from March thru September and are the perfect orange for juicing because of their full, balanced and bursting sweet-tart flavor, succulent flesh and bright-colored pulps and juice.  The bold and refreshing zest makes... more

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Is Citrus High in Calories?

By: | Comments Off on Is Citrus High in Calories? | On: May 1, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Fruit Facts

Citrus fruits are everyone’s favorite because they are juicy, tasty, and sweet with a little bit of tang giving them the perfect flavor. On top of this they are packed with fiber, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and plant compounds that help ward of diseases, boost the immune system and improve our... more

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January is National Citrus Month

By: | Comments Off on January is National Citrus Month | On: December 27, 2017 | Category: Citrus, Farm Fresh Fruit Gifts, Fruit Facts, Growing Regions

January—the first full month of winter—brings cold temperatures and, with its winter chill, the peak season for citrus. Grown best in colder weather, citrus hits its prime now, making January the perfect time for National Citrus Month. Lemons, oranges, limes, grapefruit, tangerines and pomelos are just a few of the... more

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When are Valencia Oranges in Season?

By: | Comments Off on When are Valencia Oranges in Season? | On: December 29, 2016 | Category: Citrus, Florida Oranges, Fruit Facts, Gift Ideas, Valencia Oranges

The delicious taste of these gorgeous oranges will almost make you forget how healthy they are. Packed full of rich vitamins and minerals, these decadent fruits make an amazing juicy treat. Hale Groves’ Valencia Oranges are so full, bright and tasty that they require a bit more time on the... more

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When are Temple Oranges in Season?

By: | Comments Off on When are Temple Oranges in Season? | On: December 29, 2016 | Category: Citrus, Fruit Facts, Gift Ideas, Grove Fresh Fruit, Temple Oranges

Known as Hale’s “Queen of the Crop,” Temple Oranges are perfectly sweet and delivered bright and beautiful. These everyday oranges are eaten for any occasion: breakfast, snack or for juicing, and their easily sectioned flesh makes them great for use in salads or desserts. The bright and tangy flavor mixed... more

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When are Tangerines in Season?

By: | Comments Off on When are Tangerines in Season? | On: December 29, 2016 | Category: Citrus Gifts, Florida Tangerine, Fruit Facts, Tangerines

The first-choice fruit for children, sweet and easy to eat tangerines will become a favorite for the whole family. Tangerines are a unique citrus with a heavenly and flavorfully sweet flesh. Hale Groves’ tangerines, with their smaller-than-an-orange appearance and an almost too-easily peeled thin skin, have a wide harvesting window... more

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When are Tangelos in Season?

By: | Comments Off on When are Tangelos in Season? | On: December 29, 2016 | Category: Citrus, Fruit Facts, Tangelos

Known as the ideal “peel-and-eat fruit,” Hale Groves’ Orlando tangelos make the perfect juicy snack for every occasion. This gorgeous fruit wears an extremely thin skin that will zip right off so it can be effortlessly enjoyed. Exquisite tangerine and white grapefruit flavors combine for a truly delicious taste. These... more

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